Behavioral Health Care Delivery

May 3, 2022
Five years ago, Shodair Children's Hospital embarked on a project to build a state-of-the-art psychiatric hospital. Designed by providers, patients and families who worked with leadership, architects, and designers, it will provide patients with individual rooms and restrooms; adaptable flexible…
Apr 26, 2022
The integration of behavioral health and primary health care leads to early detection and treatment of numerous issues.
Mar 18, 2022
President Biden today signed the Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act (H.R. 1667), AHA-supported legislation that would authorize grants for programs that offer behavioral health services for front-line health care workers.
Mar 17, 2022
This report updates and expands the 2013 surveillance report on mental health among children (8). Similar to the 2013 report, this report provides an overview of nine federal surveillance systems that collect data related to children’s mental health in the United States and the most recent…
Mar 16, 2022
Weekly ED visits among adolescent females (aged 12–17 years) increased for two MHCs (eating and tic disorders) during 2020, four (depression, eating, tic, and obsessive-compulsive disorders) during 2021, and five (anxiety; trauma and stressor-related; eating; tic; and obsessive-compulsive disorders…
Feb 18, 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many new challenges to America’s health care system. It also has exacerbated existing issues that were already in need of attention before the pandemic. 
Feb 15, 2022
Statement of the American Hospital Association to the Committee on Finance of the United States Senate “Protecting Youth Mental Health: Part II - Identifying and Addressing Barriers to Care” February 15, 2022
Feb 15, 2022
In a statement submitted to the Senate Finance Committee for a hearing on protecting children’s mental health, the AHA urged Congress to lift the caps on physician residency positions and increase scholarships, loan forgiveness and other financial supports to encourage health care providers to…
Feb 1, 2022
A record $37.9 billion poured into the U.S. digital health market in 2021, according to CB Insights’ recent “State of Digital Health” report. A large share of that money helped fund startups focusing on telehealth, mental health and wellness, and digital therapeutics.